Poor guy. Teen Mom 2 star Briana DeJesus’ boyfriend, John Rodriguez, opened up about a health scare he had around the time of the show’s reunion, and it sounds like he went through a pretty rough patch. He warned people that they should “take care of their body,” or they could also face some really scary health problems.

“Finally watched my piece of the reunion after a few family members and friends reached out,” John wrote on his Instagram Story. “Two days prior to the reunion I was diagnosed with Bell’s palsy on the right side of my face. Whole face swole up, my whole right side became droopy, muscle weakness to the point where the right side of my face became unresponsive.” Yikes!

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John continued, “Best way to tell is you’ll see throughout the whole time I would only blink from the left eye and my right eye would stay wide open. Scary times but thank God I had a sooner recovery than expected. Health is Wealth. Take care of your body, mind and soul and it’ll find a way to repay you.”

Briana’s boyfriend added in another Instagram Story update, “Like I stated thank God I’m fine now, this happened to me over a month ago. Point of this is to take your health seriously, we always hear of shit and disregard it until it hits close to home or it’s too late.” He then concluded the update with kind of a funny anecdote, “LOL definitely not fun when you try eating the food you normally eat and the s–t fall out the side of your mouth [because] it doesn’t know it’s supposed to shut close.” Poor guy!

We really hope John is feeling better these days, and not just trying to deflect and claim that he’s “fine.” He went through a serious health crisis! It’s great that he used that experience to remind others to always listen to their bodies.

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